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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adv. - Showing remorse.

Usage examples (36)
  • He could be right at that, thought Digby penitently.
  • Marcia Arnold's eyes looked penitently into her own.
  • “But how can it be helped?” said Levin penitently.
  • She spoke his name, not reproachfully, but penitently. for more
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